Concert Series

Concerts

New Music Concert Series

Each semester students of Delaware County Community College and residents of the Delaware County region have access to concerts featuring the world's top musicians right in their own backyard. The series highlights the expansive musical experience available in the 21st century, presenting virtuosic and cutting edge musicians from around the globe. The College is proud to present the sixth season of the New Music Concert Series for 2014–2015. Don’t miss these incredible opportunities to explore music in ways you’ve never heard before! 

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Admission

$10 | General Admission

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FREE | All DCCC Students & Employees (w/ valid DCCC ID)
Student tickets are only available at the door the day of the concert.

For more information, please call 610-359-5266.

ADA Assistive Listening Devices, Accessible Seating and Parking Available


Upcoming Fall Concerts


Spatial Forces Duo at DCCC


Spatial Forces Duo

Sunday, October 25 at 3 p.m.
Large Auditorium | Academic Building | Marple Campus

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Jessica Lindsey and Christy Banks have been performing and teaching as the Spatial Forces Duo since 2008. They greatly value presenting works by living composers and working with students as a duo. Recently the duo traveled to the Yew Chung International School-Shanghai, presenting works by American composers for clarinet solo, clarinet duo, and one or more clarinets with electronics.

Christy Banks is Associate Professor of Music (Clarinet and Saxophone) at Millersville University of Pennsylvania where she also serves as Assistant Chair of the Music Department. Prior to her appointment to the Millersville University Music Faculty in 2005, Dr. Banks previously taught clarinet, saxophone, and related music courses at Nebraska Wesleyan University, Concordia University, Doane College, Union College, and Peru State College. She has been a member of many professional ensembles such as the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, the Nebraska Symphony Chamber Orchestra, and the Nebraska Chamber Players. Interested in newly composed music, Dr. Banks is a founding member of Lincoln's New Music Agency and performs with the Lancaster-based Naked Eye Ensemble. Internationally, she has performed at the International Clarinet Association's ClarinetFests® in 2011 and 2012 and as a soloist in Germany and Austria.  

In Pennsylvania, Banks has performed with the Harrisburg Symphony, the Lancaster Symphony, the Reading Symphony, the Pennsylvania Sinfonia, and Opera Lancaster. Banks received her DMA and BM in clarinet from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an MM in clarinet from Florida State University. Her primary clarinet teachers are Diane Cawein Barger, Frank Kowalsky, Eric Ginsberg, and Wesley Reist. In addition, she studied saxophone with Robert Fought and Rebecca Gann. Dr. Banks is the Pennsylvania state chair of the International Clarinet Association and the founder of the Millersville University Single Reed Symposium.

Jessica Lindsey currently teaches clarinet and saxophone at the University of Alasaka-Fairbanks. From 2004-2010, Ms. Lindsey held adjunct positions at institutions of higher education in southeast Nebraska, where she taught applied clarinet, saxophone, and music-related coursework and performed with the Lincoln and Omaha Symphonies and the New Music Agency. Ms. Lindsey has presented clinics and recitals throughout the United States from Alaska to Texas as well as at international venues and has presented at ClarinetFests® 2012 and 2013. 


Amernet Quartet at DCCC 

Amernet String Quartet
with Richard Belcastro, sitar

Sunday, November 8 at 3 p.m.
Large Auditorium | Academic Building | Marple Campus

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Amernet is Misha Vitenson, Violin; Marcia Littley, Violin; Michael Klotz, Viola; Jason Calloway, Cello

Praised for their "intelligence" and “immensely satisfying” playing by the New York Times, the Amernet String Quartet has garnered recognition as one of today’s exceptional string quartets and are Ensemble-in-Residence at Florida International University in Miami.  Their sound has been called “complex” but with an “old world flavor.” Strad Magazine described the Amernet as “…a group of exceptional technical ability.”

The Amernet’s performance schedule has taken the quartet across the Americas and to Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.  They have collaborated with many of today’s most prominent artists and ensembles including the Tokyo and Ying quartets as well as Shmuel Ashkenasi, Robert deMaine, Roberto Diaz, Gary Hoffman, Ida Kavafian, Anthony McGill, Sherrill Milnes and Michael Tree.


NakedEye Ensemble at DCCC 

NakedEye Ensemble

Sunday, December 6 at 3 p.m.
Large Auditorium | Academic Building | Marple Campus

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NakedEye Ensemble is Ju-Ping Song, pianos; Matthew Allison, flutes; Chad Kinsey, guitar; Naomi Gray, cello; Paul Murr, percussion; Ryan Kauffman, saxophones; Ryan Kuhns, bass; Christy Banks, clarinets

NakedEye was founded in 2009 and is directed by pianist Ju-Ping Song. Based in Lancaster, PA, it moves forward with a mission to promote, commission and present works by living composers throughout the world.

NakedEye is a 2011 winner of New York City's UnCaged Toy Piano Composition Competition through its commission of Rusty Banks' Babbling Tower to Tower, and a recipient of New Music USA's 2014 commissioning grant for Randall Woolf's chamber concerto for piano Punching the Clock.

The ensemble has more than 50 works in its repertoire, including a growing number of commissions. NakedEye believes in the power of new music to surprise, uplift, and change.